Specialized Bicycle Components recalls bikes due to faulty parts
Date: Jan. 25, 2013
Units: About 12,200
The steerer tube in the front fork of the 2012 and 2013 model road bicycles can break, and could cause the rider to fall. There have been two reports of the incident, including one that caused the consumer to require stiches for cuts on his/her face. Made in Taiwan, faulty models include all of the 2012 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Tarmac SL4, 2013 Crux and 2013 Secteur Disc.